Summit Partners

Growth equity for exceptional entrepreneurs: your skill, ingenuity and perseverance have already made your business a success. Our capital, expertise and resources can take you further.

Summit Partners was founded in 1984 with a commitment to find and partner with exceptional entrepreneurs to help them accelerate their growth and achieve dramatic results.

Since then, Summit has become the investment partner of choice for many of the best growth companies in the world. We’ve grown to a team of more than 90 investment professionals, led by 28 Managing Directors whose tenures average more than 13 years with Summit. We have the capital and team to support your growth initiatives.

Our range of funds enables us to offer tailored options designed to support your company’s continued growth. Entrepreneurs and management teams use capital from Summit Partners for a variety of purposes—from growth and shareholder liquidity to recapitalizations and management buyouts—but always with the singular goal of success.

We are currently investing more than $7.2 billion into equity and fixed income opportunities. Our target investment range is $10 million to more than $500 million. We are equally comfortable investing for minority or majority positions.

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HQBoston, MA, US
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Summit Partners was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Boston, MA, US

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Key People/Management at Summit Partners

Meg Riley Devine

Meg Riley Devine

Chief Marketing Officer
Matthias G. Allgaier

Matthias G. Allgaier

Managing Director
James M. Freeland

James M. Freeland

Managing Director
Peter A. Francis

Peter A. Francis

Managing Director
Matthew G. Hamilton

Matthew G. Hamilton

Managing Director
David W. Averett

David W. Averett

Managing Director, Peak Performance Group
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Summit Partners Office Locations

Summit Partners has offices in Boston, Menlo Park, Bertrange and London
Boston, MA, US (HQ)
222 Berkeley St
Menlo Park, CA, US
200 Middlefield Rd #200
Bertrange, LU
33 rue du Puits Romain, L
London, GB
11 Hanover Square, Mayfair
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Summit Partners News and Updates

Lingoda Announces $68 Million Growth Equity Investment From Summit Partners

BERLIN, April 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Lingoda, the number one trusted online language school, today announced it has raised $68 million (€57 million) in growth equity led by global growth investor Summit Partners, with participation from existing investor Conny Boersch, founder of...

Thoma Bravo to Acquire Calypso Technology from Bridgepoint and Summit Partners

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Thoma Bravo, a leading private equity investment firm focused on the software and technology-enabled services sectors, today announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Calypso Technology, Inc. ("Calypso") from international private...

Syndigo Announces Growth Equity Partnership with Summit Partners

The investment accelerates Syndigo's global growth and service offerings, ushering in the future of unified commerce software CHICAGO, Dec. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Syndigo, a leading provider of a software-as-a-service platform for product information management and syndication, today...

Solactive, a German fintech, takes a $60.4M growth investment from Summit Partners

German fintech Solactive, a technology-enabled provider of indices and index solutions to the global financial services industry, has taken a $60.4m / €50 million minority investment from growth investor Summit Partners. Widely regarded as something of a disruptor in the global indexing industry, So…

Zurich-based Appway secures $37 million from Summit Partners to continue international expansion

Appway, a Swiss software that helps financial institutions onboard and manage customers, has secured $37 million from Summit Partners to fuel global expansion, especially in North America. This marks the company’s first external fundraise since its founding in 2003. Headquartered in Zurich with eigh…

Summit Partners leads $40 mln funding in Immersive Labs

Summit Partners led a $40 mln funding round in Immersive Labs, an interactive, on-demand cyber skills platform. Existing investor Goldman Sachs participated in the funding.
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Summit Partners Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Summit Partners founded?

    Summit Partners was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Summit Partners key executives?

    Summit Partners's key executives are Meg Riley Devine, Matthias G. Allgaier and James M. Freeland.

  • Who are Summit Partners competitors?

    Competitors of Summit Partners include Apax Partners.

  • Where is Summit Partners headquarters?

    Summit Partners headquarters is located at 222 Berkeley St, Boston.

  • Where are Summit Partners offices?

    Summit Partners has offices in Boston, Menlo Park, Bertrange and London.

  • How many offices does Summit Partners have?

    Summit Partners has 4 offices.